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pourganji A, Afshani S A. (2023). Sociological Explanation of Influencing Factors on Students' Attitudes towards Drugs (Case study: second grade secondary school students in Mehriz city). Social Problems of Iran. 14(2), 71-102. doi:10.61186/jspi.14.2.71
URL: http://jspi.khu.ac.ir/article-1-3654-en.html
1- Payam Noor university , pourganji@pnu.ac.ir
2- Yazd University
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In recent years, the age of drug use in Iran has decreased to 10-12 years, and students, as a group in this sensitive age group, have been exposed to drug use more than before. Various factors play a role in the formation of this problem, knowing which can lead to a more favorable encounter with the problem of drug use among students. Based on this, the present research has analyzed the sociological factors affecting students' attitudes towards drugs by using quantitative methodology and survey method. The statistical population of the research was the second grade high school students of Mehriz, 250 of whom were studied using the stratified sampling method. The findings showed that the attitude of students towards drug use is negative and the effect of the variables of religiosity, social capital and the type of relationships within the family on the attitude of students towards drugs is also negative. Furthermore, the independent variables in total have an average ability to explain the variance of the variable of attitude towards drug use. Based on this, it can be said that strengthening religiosity, social capital and the type of family relationships among a significant part of students can lead to strengthening the negative attitude of students towards drug use.
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Type of Article: Original Research | Subject: Crime & Deviances
Received: 2023/11/4 | Accepted: 2024/01/15 | Published: 2024/02/9

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